Jack Reed

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Jack Reed
Jack Reed, official portrait, 112th Congress.jpg
United States Senator
from Rhode Island
Assumed office
January 3, 1997
Serving with Sheldon Whitehouse
Preceded byClaiborne Pell
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Rhode Island's 2nd district
In office
January 3, 1991 – January 3, 1997
Preceded byClaudine Schneider
Succeeded byRobert Weygand
Personal details
Born (1949-11-12) November 12, 1949 (age 69)
Cranston, Rhode Island, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)
Julia Hart (m. 2005)
Children1
Alma materUnited States Military Academy
Harvard University
Websitewww.reed.senate.gov
Military service
Allegiance United States
Branch/serviceUnited States Army seal United States Army
Years of service1971–1979 (Active)
1979–1991 (Reserve)
RankUS-O4 insignia.svg Major[1]
Unit82nd Airborne Division

John Francis "Jack" Reed (born November 12, 1949) is the senior United States Senator from Rhode Island, serving since 1997. A member of the Democratic Party, he previously served in the United States House of Representatives for Rhode Island's 2nd congressional district from 1991 to 1997.

Reed was born on November 12, 1949 in Cranston, Rhode Island. He studied at Harvard University. Reed has been married to Julia Hart since 2005. They have one daughter.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Once a Soldier... Always a Soldier" (PDF). Legislative Agenda. Association of the United States Army. 2011. Retrieved 26 January 2013.

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